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This section contains information about planning regulations, applications, appeals, developments and building control. 

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Planning applications are now available to view online via our interactive online planning system. There are no longer paper copies available to view at the Town Hall. If you wish to view an application, there are computer kiosks in the Town Hall reception area for residents to use.

Our services

Apply for Permission Online

Link to Online Forms
The simplest way to submit a planning application is online via the Planning Portal. Registration is easy and you can complete your application form, upload supporting documents and pay fees online.

The benefits of applying online include:

  • You can work on your applications in draft before submission
  • Immediate delivery and acknowledgement
  • Savings on postage and printing costs
  • Online help function when completing applications
  • Online record of your completed applications

If you prefer you can complete your application form online and submit supporting documents and fees by post.

Please note a planning application cannot be progressed until all the necessary supporting information and the appropriate fee is received.

View Current Applications and Appeals

Link to Interactive Planning System
You can view the progress of current applications and appeals and view past decisions. You can search by application number, address or via a map.

Online Mapping

Link to interactive online mapping service
Use our Online Mapping service to find out information about a particular building, including the relevant planning constraints, such as whether it is listed.

Building Control  Information on Building Control permissions and general guidance

Overview of planning system

Find out about the planning system

Do I need planning permission? Find out if planning permission is required
Pre-Application advice Information on charges and procedures for pre-application advice
How we process planning applications Find out how we process your application

Planning applications received

Details of planning applications received

Decision Notices

View decision notices online
Making your views known How to comment on proposals
The Planning Committee The role of the Committee, speaking at the meeting, and meeting dates
Planning Appeals Your right of appeal
Planning Enforcement What the Council can do about unauthorised development
The Development Plan The adopted Development Plan for the Borough
Planning Policy Information on the 'new' Local Plan
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Information on the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
Civic Investment Fund (CIF) Information on the Council's Civic Investment Fund (grants for shop front improvements)
Telecommunication information Siting of existing and proposed telecommunications equipment
Listed Buildings
Conservation Areas
Article 4 Directions
Find out about Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings and Article 4 Directions

Protected Trees

Find out about protected trees
Land Searches How to obtain a land search
Street Naming and Numbering Details regarding our Street Naming and Numbering policy
Upper High Street, Depot Road and Church Street Development Brief Find out about the Development Brief for this area
Agents' Forum Find out about the Planning Agents' Forum and access meeting minutes
Planning Query Form Fill in this form to submit a planning query

Other Sites

Department for Communities and Local Government More information regarding Planning and Building Regulations
Planning Portal General information on planning, policy and building control; or submit an application online
The Environment Agency
Am I in a flood zone?
Information on flood risk areas in the Borough
The Environment Agency
Pre- application enquiry
Make a pre-application enquiry with the Environment Agency
The Environment Agency
A guide for developers
Practical advice on making developments better for people and the environment
page updated: Monday, 31 March 2014 © Epsom & Ewell Borough Council 2014